Julia Elizabeth Scarlett Louis-Dreyfus is an actress. Emmy, Golden Globe, and SAG Award-winning American actress and comedian who gained popularity while playing the role of Elaine Benes on the NBC sitcom “Seinfeld” in the 1990s. She currently stars in the CBS sitcom “The New Adventures of Old Christine”.
Louis-Dreyfus was a cast member on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” from 1982 to 1985. While on SNL, she met writer Larry David, who would later co-create “Seinfeld”. Louis-Dreyfus also appeared in quite a few sitcoms and films over the years but is best known for her nine-season role as “Elaine Benes” on NBC’s Seinfeld from 1990 to 1998, in which she appeared in all but three episodes.
Louis-Dreyfus received an Emmy for her newest sitcom, “The New Adventures of Old Christine”.